Week 1 Reminded Us Why the Kicking Game Is so Important

Week 1 was further proof of why special teams are extremely important.

The Cincinnati Bengals were the epitome of that on Sunday afternoon. Their long snapper went down with a biceps injury, and their timing on kicks was off for the rest of the game, causing multiple missed game-winning field goals. The 33rd Team contributor Marty Mornhinweg breaks down why, although they are often forgotten, special teams are still important.

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